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Published On: Sat, Jun 8th, 2019

Jouro Arrested for Sharing Post on Social Media against UP CM

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download (1)LUCKNOWA journalist has been arrested for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said on Saturday.
An FIR was registered against Prashant Kanojia by a sub-inspector at Hazratganj police station on Friday night in which it was alleged that the accused made “objectionable comments against the CM and tried to malign his image”.
Acting on the FIR, the accused was arrested, a senior police official said. Kanojia had shared a video on Twitter and Facebook where a woman is seen speaking to reporters of various media organisations outside the CM office claiming that she had sent a marriage proposal to the CM.
An First Information Report was registered against Prashant Kanojia by a sub-inspector at Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station yesterday night in which it was alleged that the accused made “objectionable comments against the Chief Minister and tried to malign his image”.
When contacted by news agency Press Trust of India, a senior police official initially said that the journalist has been arrested. But he later clarified that no arrest has yet taken place.The official said police were trying to question the journalist.
The verified Twitter handle of Kanojia @PJkanojia said that he is alumnus of IIMC and Mumbai university and is associated with some media organisations. A probe is on in the matter. Mr Kanojia had shared a video on Twitter and Facebook where a woman is seen speaking to reporters of various media organisations outside the Chief Minister’s office, claiming that she had sent a marriage proposal to Yogi Adityanath. (With Agency Inputs ).

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